Stone Takes a Shot at Cohen on Day-One of Impeachment-Hunt Hearing

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Roger Stone shot a brief sentence as a statement past the gag order he is under not to comment on his case, noting Michael Cohen as a liar during Democrat-run hearings that aim for anything they can use to impeach Trump. (Getty Images photo)

Buzzfeed News – Roger Stone pushed back against Michael Cohen’s claims that Stone told Trump in July 2016 that he spoke to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange about an email dump that would hurt Hillary Clinton’s campaign, saying in a text message to BuzzFeed News: “Mr. Cohen’s statement is not true.”

Stone’s text, which he made clear was a “statement,” was just the one sentence, and he did not explain what exactly about Cohen’s testimony he maintained was false.

Stone, who is facing criminal charges for lying to Congress, is under a gag order not to publicly comment on his case, special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation or any participants in his case or the investigation.

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